Liverpool's assistant manager, Pep Lijnders has tested positive for Coronavirus after showing mild symptoms on Tuesday, January 4th, 2022.
Liverpool made the announcement on its website on Wednesday, January 5th, 2022. According to reports from the club, the current situation led to the club cancelling the training session ahead of the game against Arsenal in the Carabao Cup.
Lijnders was in charge of Liverpool's game against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Sunday, January 2nd, 2022. He was supposed to take charge of the game against the Gunners in place of Jurgen Klopp who is currently in isolation.
Liverpool have told the EFL who are in charge of the Carabao Cup about the current situation at the club and are looking for a possible way of postponing the game against the Gunners. The EFL are yet to reply the Reds as at the time of reporting this news which means the game will go on as scheduled.